Volcano & Beaches of Nicoya

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Volcano & Beaches of Nicoya Day to Day Itinerary

How about an itinerary that combines Costa Rica’s most iconic volcano with some of its most beautiful beaches? Check out this day to day itinerary that starts in Arenal and ends at the Nicoya Peninsula!

Day 1:

San JoséOn day one of your beach vacation, you will arrive at the airport in San Jose. We will be waiting for you with a helpful welcome package and guide you to your shuttle. When you arrive at your first hotel, you will stay in San Jose for the night to start your surf trip.

Day 2:

Arenal Lodge ViewGet up bright and early for a healthy breakfast, and we are off to the next destination in Arenal Volcano Costa Rica. In Arenal, you will be amazed at being able to see Arenal from almost every point of the trip. This area holds so much to see and do. You will check into another beautiful hotel for the night.

Day 3:

Arenal Zip LiningDay 3 is fun on the Sky Trek and Sky Tram Tours. The sky trek takes you on a large circuit of zip lines and will let you see so much in the rainforest skipping from platform to platform. On the Sky tram tour, you will slow down to a more comfortable pace to see the landscape from up high in the trees.

Day 4 – 6:

Surfing in NosaraNow we hop skip and jump over to the Nicoya peninsula. Stay at a beach resort and bask in the glow of the sun as you can relax for the next few days. Did you know the Nicoya Peninsula has been labeled one of the Blue Zones of the world? The perfect place to combine some world class surf with the Pura Vida lifestyle!

Day 7:

Unfortunately, we do have to head back to San Jose you will catch a domestic flight out of Tamarindo and catch your home flight in San Jose. Hope you had fun and that you will contact us again for your next Costa Rica vacation!


Costa Rica Vacations Classic Destinations

Interests Surfing
Ideal for Families, Relaxation, Couples

Destinations Visited

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Vacation At a Glance

Hotel Destinations
  • 1-night in San Jose
  • 2-night in Arenal Volcano
  • 3-nights in Nicoya Peninsula

Tour packages

  • Sky Trek and Sky Tram

Domestic transportation

  • Private or Group Shuttles
  • Domestic Flight

All applicable taxes included, other perks are noted where they apply.

Hotels Included

3 Stars from*

Holiday Inn San Jose Aurola

Holiday Inn Aurola

San Jose. Pool, Jacuzzi, Restaurant. TV, Internet access / Wi Fi, Phone, Safe Box, Private Jacuzzi, Mini Bar / Fridge, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer. Concierge.
From: $125 - $200
Los Lagos Hotel Spa & Resort

Los Lagos Resort

Arenal. Favorite. Family Friendly, Adventure, Volcano Spa, Pool, Restaurant, Shop. TV, Phone, Safe Box, Hair Dryer. Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: $125 - $200
Tropico Latina Beachfront Suite

Hotel Tropico Latino

Santa Teresa. Boutique, Beachfront Spa, Pool, Restaurant. Safe Box, Private Jacuzzi. Laundry Service, Concierge.
From: Under $125

4 Stars from*

Hotel Grano de Oro Bedroom

Hotel Grano de Oro

San Jose. Favorite. Boutique Jacuzzi, Restaurant, Shop. TV, Phone, Safe Box, Private Jacuzzi. Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: $200 - $300
Tabacon Resort & Spa Jungle Pool

Tabacon Resort & Spa

Arenal. Favorite. Romantic, Luxury, Volcano, Hot Springs Spa, Pool, Jacuzzi, Restaurant, Shop. TV, DVD Player, Phone, Safe Box, Hair Dryer. Babysitting Service, Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: Over $300
Tango Mar Aerial View

Tango Mar Resort

Tambor. Favorite. Birding, Beachfront Spa, Pool, Jacuzzi, Beach Club, Restaurant, Shop, Facilities For Disabled, Tennis, Golf. TV, Internet access / Wi Fi, Phone, Safe Box, Private Jacuzzi, Hair Dryer. Babysitting Service, Laundry Service, Spa Services, Yoga Classes, Concierge, Room Service, Event Organizers.
From: $200 - $300

5 Stars from*

Real Intercontinental Costa Rica Entrance

Real InterContinental

Escazu. Luxury Spa, Pool, Restaurant, Shop. TV, Phone, Safe Box. Babysitting Service, Laundry Service, Concierge, Room Service.
From: $200 - $300
Nayara Spa from Above

Arenal Nayara Spa & Gardens

Arenal. Favorite. Boutique, Luxury, Volcano Spa, Pool, Jacuzzi, Restaurant. TV, DVD Player, Phone, Safe Box, Private Jacuzzi. Concierge.
From: Over $300
Florblanca Resort Pool

Florblanca Resort

Santa Teresa. Favorite. Boutique, Romantic, Health & Wellness, Luxury, Beachfront Spa, Pool, Restaurant, Shop. . Laundry Service.
From: Over $300

Tour Options


Arenal Sky Trek Costa Rica

Arenal Sky Trek & Tram Ultimate Zip Lines

Arenal. Adventure, Nature
From: $75 - $100
Sky Tram Lake View

Arenal Sky Tram Up & Down

Arenal. Nature Guide, Drinks.
From: $50 - $75

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* The prices listed are subject to change at any time, you will receive a 100% exact price at the time of the quote. The rates listed here are per person of double occupancy and include taxes, domestic transportation, tours and hotels as described. The price DOES NOT include international air tickets or any other service not mentioned, includes the optional travel insurance.
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